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Dog War

The highly anticipated new novel and debut US publication from the legendary Jamaican author of The Lunatic and The Duppy.


The death of a Jamaican man’s father raises questions about the father’s political endeavors, and about the plight of 1980s Jamaica.

Mr. Loverman

A groundbreaking, hilarious novel about two elder gay Caribbean men coming to terms with being closeted in a changing world.

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Upcoming Events

Sterling Watson & Ann Hood — 2020 Writers in Paradise Conference, St. Petersburg, FL

1/19/20, 7:00pm

Sterling Watson (The Committee) reads alongside Ann Hood (Providence Noir) at the 2020 Writers in Paradise Conference. Free and open to the public!

Michael Zadoorian — Literati Bookstore, Ann Arbor, MI

1/23/20, 7:00pm

Michael Zadoorian (Beautiful Music) in conversation with Luke Geddes for the release of his novel, Heart of Junk.

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